St. Anne’s produce vouchers
St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St., has been distributing produce vouchers through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP.) Seniors will receive four $5 vouchers that will be valid until November 30, 2013. Your can pick up vouchers between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. today. Please contact 215-426-9799 for information. ••
Konrad Square flea market
The Friends of Konrad Square will host flea markets on August 10 and 24, at Konrad Square, Tulip and Dauphin streets, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone interested in renting a space should call Vicky at 215-426-9654. ••
St. Adalbert Summer Bazaar
Everyone is invited to the St. Adalbert parish bazaar on Thursday, August 1, Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3, beginning at 6 p.m. each night on the parish grounds, Allegeheny Avenue and Thompson Street.
Join the community for fun, a flea mearket, Polish and Amerian foods, dancing, sweets and more. On Thursday, enjoy the Polish American String Band. On Friday, the Paging Samuel Band will entertain, and on Saturday, enjoy continental Polish music. The bazaar will take place rain or shine. ••
2nd Street Festival in August
Join neighbors in Northern Liberties for the annual 2nd Street Festival on August 4, between Green and Germantown avenues on 2nd Street, from noon until 10 p.m.
The event features restaurants and beer gardens, crafts, kids’ programs, workshops, green initiatives, and musical acts on four stages.
The event is free, but this year the festival is debuting a “Friends of the 2nd Street” ticket option, which will include open bar and food options, meet-and-greet with headlining musical artists, a special VIP viewing tent, a 2nd Street goodie bag, and more. For more information and VIP tickets, visit 2ndstfestival.org. ••
Crimewatch night out
The Riverwards Crimewatch will be participating in a national night out for a crime free 19125 on Tuesday, August 6, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Hetzell Field in Fishtown, at Columbia and Thompson streets.
The event will feature representatives from the 26th Police District, as well as food trucks, kids’ activities, music, water ice, giveaways, SafeCam registration, bicycle registration, and information on other safety measures. ••
Penn Treaty Park events
The Friends of Penn Treaty Park rescheduled the rained-out July showing of “The Amazing Spider Man” for Friday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. in the park. Also, on Aug. 15, in the park, Walking Fish Theatre will host the Family Theatre Series, at 6 p.m. ••
St. Anne’s ‘Shore Thing’
Join the St. Anne’s parish community on August 17, from 2 to 6 p.m., for the 11th annual Shore Thing at Lighthouse Pointe, 5101 Shawcrest Ave. in Wildwood, N.J.
All proceeds benefit St. Anne church, which needs repairs. Tickets are $30 per person and include beer, wine and soda. Advanced purchasing is encouraged. To purchase tickets contact Theresa Stahl, 215-425-3219 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. ••
SugarHouse Summer Food Truck Series
The SugarHouse Casino and Philadelphia Mobile Food Association have teamed up again this year for the continuation of their Summer Food Truck Series.
There will be eight food trucks and two sweets trucks parked in the SugarHouse parking lot from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. every third Thursday of the month through September.
Help out local Girl Scouts
The Girl Scouts at Glavin Playground are excited to be attending the Disney World Youth Educational Series learning program in June 2014. The Parent Committee is coordinating fundraising events for the trip throughout the upcoming year.
For now, the Scouts are asking the community to save aluminum cans and other recyclable metals starting now through Saturday, August 17. Take your cans to Sullivan Recycling, 3361 Edgemont St., and mention that your recyclables are for the Girl Scout fundraiser at Glavin Playgound.
On Saturday, August 17, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the Girl Scouts will be available at Sullivan Recycling to accept items. A percentage of all the funds raised will be earmarked to give to the Ronald McDonald House at St. Christopher’s Hospital, and to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
To request aluminum and metal pick-up at stores, bars, etc., leave a message at 215-739-6456. The Girl Scouts will also be selling $1 candy bars door-todoor every Tuesday evening in August between 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.••
St. Anne’s exercise classes
St. Anne’s Senior Center, 2607 E. Cumberland St. will offer the following exercise classes: Tai Chi every Wednesday at 10 a.m., and “Enhance Fitness” every Monday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Please call 215-426-9799 for additional information. ••
Carmella Playground Preschool signups
Carmella Playground Preschool, 2150 Wakeling St., is now accepting registrations for children ages 3 to 5. Carmella Preschool is open Monday through Thursday , from 9 a.m. to noon, at a cost of $100 per month. For more information, please call 215-685-1235. ••
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